Horse Racing

Triple for trainer Nunes, jockey Cardenas

Jockey Dick Cardenas and trainer Anthony Nunes combined to take the spotlight at Caymanas Park yesterday with a polished three-timer, one of which was Siempre Bueno in the Ahwhofah Sprint, a three-year-old and up Overnight Company over six furlongs (1,200m). Read More

Excitement brewing for Royal Dad/Ahwhofah trophies
Two outstanding racing thoroughbreds at Caymanas Park, Royal Dad and Ahwhofah, will have trophies with their names highlighting races on the 10-race card at Caymanas Park today.... Read More

Opportunity for Kalamata
The feature race tomorrow honours Royal Dad , the first horse ever to win the Triple Crown series of races at Caymanas Park.... Read More

SHANE ELLIS: “Walker's injury very unfortunate, but I have my job to do”
Former two-time champion jockey Shane Ellis, while sympathising with the plight of his colleague Omar Walker who fell last week from his mount while exercising, says he will be trying very hard to achieve another championship belt.... Read More

RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS

Friday, October, 20 2017    

EIGHT HORSES CLAIMED ON MONDAYEight horses will change stables when next at the races after being claimed on the Heroes' Day 10-race programme at Caymanas Park on Monday. Read More

MEET THE SUPREMES: D'ANDRA COLLINDER

Friday, October, 20 2017    

Whether you're an avid Cash Pot player or you just dabble in the Super Lotto from time to time, Jamaicans across the gaming spectrum love the ladies of the Supreme Ventures draw team. Get to know more about your favourite ladies with our new feature series 'Meet the Supremes'. Today you will... Read More

Choo Choo Blue occupies favourite slot for Diamond Mile

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 20 2017    

When his talented American-bred filly Choo Choo Blue won the 13th running of the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy on Emancipation Day (August 1), trainer Peter McMaster predicted that the Gold Cup would have been... Read More

DaCOSTA'S DILEMMA

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, October, 20 2017    

Tough decisions are now being faced by champion trainer Wayne DaCosta after the untimely injury to champion jockey and stable rider Omar Walker. Walker fell from one of DaCosta's two-year-olds last week on the exercise track and broke his wrist. Read More

Lovely Day gets off the mark

Friday, October, 20 2017    

It was indeed a Lovely Day for trainer Wayne DaCosta, as his two-year-old bay filly stamped her authority the second time of asking in a Maiden Condition race run in honour of 'Nanny' on Monday's Heroes' Day 10-race card at Caymanas... Read More

Brandy tastes victory first time out

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff writer | Friday, October, 20 2017    

A fighting win by Brandy on Saturday has prompted her trainer Wayne DaCosta to anticiapte a bright future for the chestnut filly. Read More

Hovering craftily

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 20 2017    

After Hover Craft's victory in the Overnight Allowance Cash Pot 'Win It' Trophy last Saturday, champion trainer Wayne DaCosta disclosed that the next stop for his bay gelding would be the Superstakes, scheduled for next month. Read More

'Appleton, Pepsi and Ice' keeps flowing

Friday, October, 20 2017    

The racing record for the improving Anthony Nunes-conditioned chestnut filly A.P.I (which is short for Appleton, Pepsi and Ice) now stands at three wins from as many career starts. Read More

2017 DIAMOND MILE CONTENDERS

Friday, October, 20 2017    

2017 DIAMOND MILE CONTENDERSBY EARNINGS AS AT OCTOBER 18 HORSES - EARNINGS1 SHE'S A MANEATER -$10,879,9502 FEARLESS SAMURAI -$4,601,3003 *CHOO CHOO BLU -$3,523,2004 CHACE THE GREAT -$3,431,450 Read More

As good as gold, next the search for diamonds

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 17 2017    

The talented American filly Choo Choo Blue continued her impressive vein of form ahead of the ultra-rich Diamond Mile event in early December as she toppled rivals in an explosive 45th running of the Gold Cup on yesterday's 10-race Heroes' Day card at Caymanas Park. Read More

HONOURED

BY DORIAN GRAHAM Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 17 2017    

Three members of the horse racing fraternity received their national awards from Governor General Sir Patrick Allen at the annual awards ceremony at King's House yesterday. Read More



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